Request for Proposal;
Public Relations and Strategic Communications Services
About Brevard Cultural Alliance; Brevard Cultural Alliance was founded in 1975 and is designated as Brevard County's local arts agency by the Board of County Commissioners. BCA’s strategic priorities are engagement through education, contributing to cultural destination, and working toward the sustainability of the arts and cultural sector. Brevard Cultural Alliance is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency, sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs; the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; the National Endowment for the Arts; the Space Coast Office of Tourism; as well as corporate sponsors, individual members and contributors. Learn more at www.artsbrevard.org.
The Mission Statement of Brevard Cultural Alliance is; to build and sustain a vibrant and dynamic arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.
PRIMARY SERVICE REQUIREMENTS / SCOPE OF WORK
BCA is requesting proposals from professional firms or individuals to undertake improving public perception and support for the organization.
The successful candidate will provide these services, including the following features and functions:
· Communications audit
· Development of key messages
· Development and delivery of agreed communications plan, including social media and e-marketing
TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT
Subject to satisfactory negotiations of terms, the initial contract will be for a term of 1 year, with renewal periods based upon the agreement of both parties.
Costs for any additional related projects will be addressed on a per-project basis responding to a proposal and cost estimate.
INFORMATIONAL REQUIREMENTS WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS RFP
Submissions must include:
· Describe composition of project team, whom would be performing/supervising the work and their qualifications
· 3 Client references, including contact information and scope of work performed
· Address responsiveness in terms of day-to-day availability, emergencies, and maintenance protocols
· Provide hourly rate and estimate of billable hours per month based on information in this RFP
SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL
For proposals to be considered, an electronic copy of the proposal OR two (2) paper copies must be received by Neil Levine, Executive Director at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way C-307, Viera, FL 32940, by 4 pm on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. Electronic copies may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.BCA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals submitted. BCA reserves the right, where it may serve BCA‘s best interest, to request additional information or clarifications from proposers, or to allow corrections of errors or omissions. BCA will respond to applicants on December 20, 2013.
The selection awill be made by BCA’s Executive Director. It is anticipated the period of engagement will begin January 1, 2013.
We thank you in advance for attention to our request and the submission of your proposal.